Taxon details

Mesida culta (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-11-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Sri Lanka
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Taxonomic references
Tetragnatha culta O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869b: 390, pl. 13, f. 69-75 (Dmf).
Leucauge sexpustulata Simon, 1906c: 307 (Df).
Leucauge culta Gravely, 1921b: 453, f. 8a.
Anopas cultus Archer, 1951a: 8 (Tmf from Leucauge).
Leucauge culta Tikader, 1982a: 87, f. 172-174 (f).
Mesida culta Sankaran et al., 2017b: 315 (T from Tylorida).

Archer, A. F. (1951a). Studies in the orbweaving spiders (Argiopidae). 1. American Museum Novitates 1487: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gravely, F. H. (1921b). Some Indian spiders of the subfamily Tetragnathinae. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 22: 423-459. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1869b). Catalogue of a collection of Ceylon Araneida lately received from Mr J. Nietner, with descriptions of new species and characters of a new genus. I. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 10: 373-397. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2017b). On the genus Tylorida Simon, 1894 with the first record of the genus Atelidea Simon, 1895 from India (Araneae: Tetragnathidae, Leucauginae). Zootaxa 4353(2): 294-326. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4353.2.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1906c). Arachnides (2e partie). In: Voyage de M. Maurice Maindron dans l'Inde méridionale. 8e Mémoire. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 75, 279-314. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1982a). Part 1. Family Araneidae (= Argiopidae). Typical orb-weavers. In: The fauna of India. Spiders: Araneae. Vol. II. Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, pp. 1-293. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-11-23 New taxonomic reference entry Sankaran et al., 2017b n/a
2017-11-23 Species transferred to new genus Sankaran et al., 2017b Species transferred from Tylorida to Mesida